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Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
  • May 5

    Pace's law school receives naming gift...

    Pace's law school receives naming gift...
    ...though the school does not name the amount. The WSJ blog estimates it is a gift on the order of twenty-five to thirty million dollars,...
  • May 5

    Do Clients Lose When Lawyers Work for a Fixed-Fee? (Michael Simkovic)

    Do Clients Lose When Lawyers Work for a Fixed-Fee? (Michael Simkovic)
    Lawyers traditionally bill a specified hourly rate for the time they spend working on a case. This ideally incentivizes lawyers to work hard and improve...
  • May 5

    In Memoriam: Jeffrey Jackson

    In Memoriam: Jeffrey Jackson
    Professor Jeffrey Jackson, of the Mississippi College School of Law, passed away on April 26. He joined the Mississippi College faculty in 1987 and developed...
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Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 6

    The Binladen Group's Turmoil—A Mirror of Saudi Arabia's?

    The Binladen Group's Turmoil—A Mirror of Saudi Arabia's?
    The Middle East's largest construction firm, the Saudi Binladen Group, is in trouble. With the Saudi economy depressed due to low oil prices, the Binladen Group islaying off tens of thousands of workers. The company is also the scapegoat for…
  • May 6

    Water Wars: Charm Offensives Yield Uncertain Results Throughout Southeast Asia

    Water Wars: Charm Offensives Yield Uncertain Results Throughout Southeast Asia
    Sino-Japanese Summit Seeks to Restart Troubled Relationship Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida (left) meets with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi (right) (Photo: The Japan Times) Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida arrived in Beijing last…
  • May 6

    Event Announcement: "Sextortion: Remote Sexual Assault"

    Event Announcement: "Sextortion: Remote Sexual Assault"
    Next Wednesday, May 11, Brookings is holding an online event to release a pair of papers on which I and a team of Lawfare folks have spent a great deal of time over the last several months. The subject is a new form of sex crime,…
Rank this Week: 78

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Fordham Law Review's Lawyering in the Regulatory State Colloquium, April 2016

    Fordham Law Review's Lawyering in the Regulatory State Colloquium, April 2016
    Foreword: Lawyering in the Regulatory State By Nancy J. Moore Recalling the Lawyers: The NHTSA, GM, and the Chevrolet Cobalt By Bernard W. Bell Ethics For Examiners By Daniel J. Bussel Nothing Could Be Finer?: The Role of Agency General...
  • Apr 22

    The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS (Again)

    The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS (Again)
    The Faculty Lounge The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS (Again) [Cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] The Louis D. Brandeis Center has filed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association seeking to enjoin the ASA’s resolution to boycott…
  • Apr 15

    Lawyers, lawsuits, and the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

    Lawyers, lawsuits, and the water crisis in Flint, Michigan
    From NPR’s All Things Considered: Out of State Lawyers Descend on Flint, Mich., Amid Water Crisis For the most part, official help has been slow in getting to Flint, Mich., but one group of first responders is on the ground....
Rank this Week: 168

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • May 6

    The more you comment online, the dumber your comments become

    The more you comment online, the dumber your comments become
    At last, a scientific explanation for the problem that afflicts so many philosophy-related blogs (among others, no doubt).
  • May 6

    Mearsheimer on Trump and foreign policy

    Mearsheimer on Trump and foreign policy
    This is quite interesting, though it does proceed on the assumption that Trump actually means what he says, but who really knows? But Mearsheimer is plainly correct that Hillary Clinton is a "super hawk" with a record of terrible judgment...
  • May 6

    Yet another conflagration surrounding expression about transgender people

    Yet another conflagration surrounding expression about transgender people
    This time involving the Antioch Review. IHE quotes excerpts from the "offending" article which seem like rather mild criticism, and certainly not "hate speech" under any known statutory definition of the latter. It all brings to mind the…
Rank this Week: 134

Texas Coastal Law Society

Texas Coastal Law Society

From the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

http://texascoastallaw.blogspot.com/
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